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This course is an essential part of training for all carers involved in the administration of medication in care homes, residential care or care at home services.
The award will become part of the recommended CPD for staff working in this sector. The PDA consists of two units: Administration of Medication and Administer Medication to Individuals.
Core modules are:
Part Time (Structured)
Part time: 6 months
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant campus for more information.
This PDA will be studied by students already working within an appropriate health or social care setting and will form part of CPD requirements for SSSC registration.
Following successful completion of the PDA Administration of Medication you may wish to continue to SVQ4 Health & Social Care/Social Services, BA (Hons) Health Studies, or BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies.
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International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
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